Some of our readers came up with a brilliant plan today to launch a coordinated FOIA (Freedom of information act) campaign. You can see how this came about in the comments section of last nights post 7/31/14. I think its a great idea.I believe we have a distinguished guest participating occasionally in our comments section as well. We should come up with the search terms, date’s etcetera. It will be very helpful to coordinate everything from this one post to avoid redundant requests.
For starters, I think we should request documents related to the discovery issues. We also can come up with many of our own. Dan W already had this idea, “I’m considering it. I think the FHFA’s admission in its report to congress that there was a conflict of interest between being a Fannie Mae / Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me (OTCBB:FNMA) and Freddie Mac / Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp (OTCBB:FMCC) regulator and conservator would be an interesting on to FOIA on “.
I will be updating this post as we proceed. Here are the links to both the FHFAs and the treasury departments FOIA web pages. Continue>>>